Jessica Burns Biography
Jessica Burns is an American meteorologist working for WSBT 22 News in South Bend, Indiana. She joined the station in August 2022 and serves as the morning meteorologist.
Jessica Burns Education
Burns attended Dowagiac Union High School where she earned her High School Diploma in General Education. From there, she had to further her education. She joined Valparaiso University to pursue her career course. After completing her studies there, she obtained a Bachelor of Science in meteorology with a minor in digital media in May 2020.
During her time at Valparaiso University, she held leadership positions at both the campus television station and in the Beta Lambda chapter of Sigma Alpha Iota. In addition to that, she was an active member of many organizations including the campus newspaper, the storm intercept team, and also the university’s student chapter of the American Meteorological Society.
Jessica Burns Career
Burns is a meteorologist at WSBT 22 News in South Bend, Indiana. She joined the WSBT 22 Storm Alert Weather team as the weekend morning meteorologist. Prior to joining WSBT 22 news, she worked for WCYB/WEMT/CW4 for two years as the weekend morning meteorologist. Growing up in Michiana in a family of farmers helped and prepared her for her career.
Her mother’s side of the family there is farmers, and she watched the weather on local news, specifically WSBT. She dreamed of being a broadcast meteorologist since she was three years old. All through her time in school, she was an avid participant in theatre and always loved science. One thing about her, she loves taking science and communicating it to her viewers to help them plan their days or even save their lives in the event of severe weather.
During her college career, she enjoyed attending the meteorology department’s summer convective field study three years in a row, those were her favorite experiences. She experienced storm development and witnessed three tornadoes during these 10-day trips into the Great Plains. What she enjoyed the most about these trips was taking pictures of gorgeous Plains sunsets, storm structures, and clouds.
Upon college graduation, she moved 10 hours away to start her career in television, She landed in Bristol, VA to work for WCYB. While there, she served the station as the weekend morning meteorologist for two years. During those two years, she forecasted in the Appalachian Mountains and while the mountains were beautiful, she is thrilled to be back home in the Midwest.
During her leisure time, she likes spending quality time with her cat, making progress on her Nintendo Switch, playing the piano, singing, drawing, reading, taking photos, and also acting in musicals.
Jessica Burns Age
Burns likes to keep her personal life private and hence has not yet disclosed the year and month she was born. It is therefore not known when she celebrates her birthday. However, she might be in her 40s.
Jessica Burns HeightBurns
Burns stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 5 inches.
Jessica Burns Family
Burns was born and raised in Michiana, Indiana. She spent most of her life in Dowagiac. Burns has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight hence she has not disclosed any information about her parents. It is also not known if she has any siblings.
Jessica Burns Husband
Burns is very private about her personal life therefore it is not known if she is in any relationship. There are also no rumors of her being in any past relationship with anyone.
Jessica Burns’s Net Worth
Burns has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned from her successful career as a meteorologist.
Jessica Burns Salary
Burns earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
Jessica Burns WSBT
Burns works at WSBT where she works alongside other famous WSBT anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;
- Abby Weppler
- Jennifer Copeland
- John Paul
- Leanne Tokars
- Bob Montgomery
- Kristin Bien
- Paige Barnes
- Cari Peugeot
- Pete Byrne
- James Parish
- Lynnette Grant
- Bob Werner